Author Archives: Beckersurf

It’s time once again to vote for the best Orange County surfers of the year. The Orange County Register, the local newspaper for Orange County, California, is asking their readers to select their favorite OC Surfers of the Year in an online contest. Now in its fourth year and sponsored by the U.S. Open of Surfing and Huntington Surf and Sport, The OC Register wants to recognize that Orange County is the breeding ground for some of the world’s best surfers…

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A few years ago, Surfer Magazine listed its top 10 Surf Towns: the best places to eat, sleep work, and shred. So which city was #1? Santa Cruz, California. Continue reading

In a blend of old and new, talented New York photographer Joni Stern­bach cap­tures contemporary portraits using a tra­di­tional process called tin-type using a wet col­lo­dion process. Her ongoing project, SurfLand, beautifully showcases surfers, beings who can flit between the worlds of land and sea. Truly one-of-a-kind tintypes, these iconic photographs are created via a unique blending of subject matter and photographic technique and are imbued with a feeling of ambiguity, timelessness and mystery… Continue reading

We’re rooting on Element team riders Nyjah Huston and Mark Appleyard as they continue with the series in Glendale, AZ. With two wins under his belt, Nyjah is definitely the leader with 200 season points and is already guaranteed one of the ten spots in the New Jersey Championship. Continue reading

Summer officially began yesterday, June 21st, and on the first day of summer, ten-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater was presented with a “key” to the city of Huntington Beach, CA, Surf City, USA… Continue reading